Paonta : Former Kalon Tripa Professor Samdhong Rinpoche at the request of the Poanta Settlement office and Shalu Monastery visited Poanta Tibetan Settlement. Prof Samdhong Rinpoche addressed the students and staff of Sambhota Tibetan school. He began with prayers to Manjushri and then addressed the gathering, especially the youth on the growing violence in human societies and environmental deterioration.
He advised them to take responsibilities in overcoming the challenges. Prof Samdong Rinpoche later met with an elderly group and addressed them as well. Prof Samdhong Rinpoche performed ritual consecration of Jangchup Stupa at the settlement. He later gave teaching on generating Bodhicitta, causes and effect of Karma and other Buddhist concepts.